Moscow, Russia — Restaurants in Russia’s capital are set to close on April 14 after the authorities raided the premises.
The owners are the Red Bank restaurants and the restaurant is named after Moscow’s Red Bank, the capital’s most popular street.
The owners, Ruslan Dukhanov and Nikolai Yevtushenko, have been accused of violating laws against discrimination and violating a ban on discrimination in public places.
The authorities have also raided the offices of the Redbank restaurant, including the management and managers.
The owners have not yet commented.
The Redbank restaurants are located in Red Square, the site of the Soviet Union’s Communist Party headquarters.
They serve a wide variety of ethnic and religious cuisine.